Between May 1905 and April 1907, the U.S. Supreme Court authorized the Secretary of the Interior to identify the descendants of Eastern Cherokees entitled to participate in the distribution of more than $1 million authorized by Congress. This listing includes both those names admitted and those rejected, often with a reason for the decision.They were self-supporting and too high-minded at that time to claim the Cherokee blood, as it would have cut them out of the ... She never received any Indian money from the Government and her parents never received any that I know of. ... heard what kind of Indian blood Betsey Walker had nor how much Indian blood.
|Title||:||Eastern Cherokee by Blood, 1906-1910: Applications 1-3000|
|Publisher||:||Genealogical Publishing Com - 2009-06-01|